Adoption and Foster Conferences & Events

BPAR is tracking adoption and foster conferences and events for parents, adoptees and professionals.

If you would like to suggest an addition to the list, please contact us

DCF Regional Adoption Info Meetings
Monthly information sessions by region in Massachusetts

The 2017 National Permanency Conference:  Exploring the intersection of neuroscience and permanency
October 22-24, 2017
Sheraton Music City Hotel
Nashville, Tennessee
Theme:  Gives adoption leaders, clinicians, child welfare professionals, researchers, and policy makers an opportunity for deeper understanding regarding the intersection of trauma, neuroscience, and permanency
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24th Fertility Treatment, Donor Choices and Adoption Conference, RESOLVE New England
November 4, 2017 
Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 8:00am – 5:00pm
Boston Marriott Newton Hotel
2345 Commonwealth Ave, Newton, MA 02466
The largest educational consumer infertility conference in the country.
Kelly, KC and Katie from BPAR are speaking at this event on “The Emotional Journey of Adoption.”
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End Childhood Trauma Tour
Monday, November 13, 2018 | 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Justice Resource Center
160 Gould Street, Suite 300
Needham, MA
Part of a five-city tour to raise awareness of how childhood trauma impacts the development of children.
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North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) 44th Annual Conference
August 8-10, 2018, pre-conference session August 7
St. Paul, MN
Features: Workshops for adoptive, kinship, and foster parents, child welfare professionals, adoptees, foster care alumni, and other child advocates
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ATTACh 30th Annual Conference
October 4-6, 2018
Virginia Beach, VA
Cutting-edge training from leaders in the field of trauma and attachment in workshops and tracks specifically designed for: intermediate and advanced therapeutic training; parents and caregivers; educators; child welfare and social service professionals; and sensory approaches and occupational therapists.
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